Family Favorites...Double Quick Dinner Rolls

This recipe from Betty Crocker Perfect Baking Every Time is a keeper - quick, unfussy - hot homemade yeast rolls with a nice texture and taste for only 54¢ a dozen.  I wouldn’t change a thing!  I think this would be an excellent recipe for anyone who hasn’t tried yeast baking yet. 
I liked the fact that I only had to scoop the batter into muffin cups instead of getting out a cutting board and shaping the rolls.  It makes them much easier if you are making them in a hurry - less fuss and cleanup too.  I used my Kitchenaid for the initial mixing and rising, and my muffin scoop to portion the batter.
Double Quick Dinner Rolls
  2 ¼    Cups  Flour, All-purpose -- 10 1/8 ounces
  2        Tablespoons  Sugar
  1        Teaspoon  Salt
  1        Package  Instant Yeast (2 tsp)
  1        Cup  Water -- 120-130°
  2        Tablespoons  Shortening or butter
  1        Large  Egg
Mix 1 1/4 cups of flour, the sugar, salt and yeast in a large bowl. Add the water, shortening and egg; beat until smooth.  Stir in remaining flour until smooth.  Scrape batter from sides of bowl.
Cover and let rise in a warm place about 15-20 minutes, until double.
Grease 12 medium muffin cups, 2 1/2 x 1 1/4".  Stir down batter by beating 25 strokes.
Spoon into muffin cups.  Let rise 10-15 minutes or until batter rounds over tops of cups.
Heat oven to 400°.  Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Yield:  "1 Dozen"    .
2014 Cost:  54¢ per dozen or 5¢ each
Per Serving : 118 Calories; 3g Fat (21.4% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 20g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 18mg Cholesterol; 185mg Sodium.  Exchanges: 1 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.

7 comments:

  1. This recipe looks like a good one. I have been using a recipe that is easy enough but the rolls seem to dry out rather quickly. I think the addition of
    The egg will help keep these moist and make them richer tasting. My kitchen aid mixer died last night : ( and this recipe looks like it would be easy to make by hand until I can get a new mixer. We make virtually all of our own breads and rolls.

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    1. Hi, Tracy..
      We often freeze the extras of these and heat them in the microwave 20-30 seconds before serving...great to have on hand on a busy day.
      I think you'll like them. I never, ever buy bread either!

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  2. hi! i just found your blog and added you to my sidebar and signed on to follow! great blog and i will be making many of your recipes!

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  3. Hi jaz, Always great to have new readers and friends. I look at your blog often.

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  4. Thanks for sharing! Another one to bookmark! Thank you!

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  5. These rolls look great, love your site, check in daily to see what you are making, keep up the great work

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  6. I have an Iowa Sis and was happy to find this mentioned on Rock Whisperer's Blog this morning.

    I just made a similar recipe only I had to let mine raise l hour....will do this one next time I am in a hurry!

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